Best of Entertainment 2015
There were plenty of impressive performances this year, but BuzzFeed Entertainment talked with a group of actors about their particularly outstanding achievements — on screen and off. Here are our features, presented in chronological order of when they were published.
In 2015, BuzzFeed News talked to disappearing '00s star Susan May Pratt, found out the story behind Love and Basketball, and had Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg talk to each other about their career highlights. Here are our best retrospectives of the year, in the order they were published.
BuzzFeed Entertainment talked to the people behind some of the biggest projects of the year (like Avengers: Age of Ultron, Empire, Furious 7, and Making a Murderer). Here's the best of those features, presented in the order of when it was published. Warning: SPOILERS ABOUND!
From Amy Schumer and Daisy Ridley to Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, here are the actors, filmmakers, and studios with reason to celebrate their 2015 — and others who likely are happy to see it go.
Comedy, drama, Western, romance, documentary — horror in 2015 refused to be limited to one genre.
"What the hell did I do? Killed them all, of course." — Robert Durst, The Jinx
I’m not saying they're incompetent, I’m just saying they don’t have a very good track record.
The good, the "meh," and the ugly. Major SPOILERS ahead.
Like that one in Magic Mike XXL, that other one in Jurassic World, that thing that happens to [SPOILER] in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and many more, ranked by (relative) level of shock. Obviously, ALL OF THE SPOILERS are ahead!
"It's like nothing you've ever seen on The Bachelor before." Yeah, right.
With so many shows featuring zombies, serial killers, and supervillains, the death toll was bound to be high. These are the TV characters who bit it in 2015, presented in alphabetical order. (SPOILER ALERT for basically every TV series.)
There was so much to celebrate this year. "Can you feel a brand new day?"
None of these 2015 movies were among the top 100 grossing movies at the domestic box office — but that doesn't mean you shouldn't give them a chance. And don't miss our list of under-the-radar films from the first half of this year.
From Empire to The Empire, these are the year's biggest breakout stars.
There's only so much room on our DVRs...and in our hearts.
Shout-out to the sexually transmitted ghosts, chrome-huffing death cultists, and baby boxers that made this such an excellent year for film.
This movie's basically what would happen if Star Wars had a trashbaby with Evanescence.
You're gonna fuck the minion, aren't you?
All of the Real Housewives. All of them.
Backstreet was the only legitimate boy band that ever came out of Florida, period.
Note: We cannot discount the possibility that hundreds of thousands of people wandered into these movies by accident.
Yes, Hamilton was everything — but there was so much more. Within is the best theater I saw this year, presented in alphabetical order.
So much nostalgia packed into 12 months.
Of course, Netflix could bring any of these back at any moment, because mortality is now a myth.
Cars, alleys, and libraries — sex was any and everywhere in 2015. Not complaining, just saying!
Only one sign can be Mad Max: Fury Road.
How many of these did you see in the theaters a decade ago?
Spoiler alert, obviously. For everything. We mean it.
Not just because of Star Wars.
The show's top moments of the year, in no particular order.
It was a good year for gorgeous cinematography.
Movie buffs, here's your shot to show off.
Bring out the fainting couches, we're going to need them.
2090 called. You're dead and you wasted your time on earth by not watching this show.
And the award goes to...
Let's make 2016 awesome.
Total. Audience. Rejection.
Sequels aren't just for getting new money out of old ideas anymore. Well, they're not just for that.
Some actually landed on our doorstep, some are still glimmering on the horizon. Insert joke about the mortal coil here.